Cells: The Units of Life
For this cells worksheet, students use their textbook to find the answers to questions about the first person to see cells and the instruments used to view cells. This worksheet has 4 word puzzles and 5 short answer questions.
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C. elegans and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Introduce the topic of astrobiology in a unit that's out of this world. Biology scholars examine the search for extraterrestrial life by culturing roundworms, a species that has been key in helping researchers understand the challenges...
9th - 12th Science
Discovering DNA: The Recipe for Life
A pinch of adenine, a dash of thymine and ta-da, you have life! Well, it's not quite that simple, but through this series of activities and experiments young scientists learn about the structure of DNA and how it contains the recipe for...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Intro to Cells: Animal, Plant, Nerve and Red Blood Cells
Throw your dendrites in the air and wave 'em like you just don't care! An excellent video in the Fuse School playlist explains the parts and functions of cells. It describes their structures, functions, and specialties.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Cell City Project - You are the Designer!
How can something as large as a city and as small as a cell have anything in common? That is exactly the question young scientists explore with this engaging life science project. Choosing to focus on a city, school, factory, or other...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How We Think Complex Cells Evolved
Being able to absorb the abilities of other life forms may seem like something taken from a superhero movie, but sometimes reality is stranger than fiction. Join the narrator as he takes viewers back billions of years to investigate how...
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable